Harrow-on-the-Hill station

Harrow-on- the-Hill is a railway station in the London Borough of Harrow. The major transport hub is located in the Travelcard Zone 5 He was frequented in 2011 from 8.75 million subway passengers, added 0.453 million passengers by rail. The station is on the one hand served by the Metropolitan Line of the London Underground, on the other hand of express trains of the railway company Chiltern Railways, who have their starting point in London's Marylebone Station.

The facility consists of six through tracks. Two tracks are normally used by Chiltern Railways, four of the Metropolitan Line. However, the arrangement of the tracks also allows for a more flexible management. There are two entrances: The South is located at the Station Approach Road, the north on College Road at the bus station. Approximately one kilometer west of the line branches into two branches to Uxbridge or Amersham.

The opening of the station Harrow took place on August 2, 1880 by the Metropolitan Railway ( predecessor company of the Metropolitan Line). He was initially for five years and last stop was at the center of that area, which later became known as the Metro -land. On June 25, 1885 was extended the distance further to the northwest. On 1 June 1894, the station received its present name. Trains of the company Great Central Railway wrong the first time on March 15, 1899 between London Marylebone and Aylesbury. On July 4, 1904, the line was opened in Uxbridge.